optimization Methods in Engineering Design

Course Name: 

DP 803 OPTIMIZATION METHODS IN ENGINEERING DESIGN

Programme: 

M.Tech (Design and Precision Engineering)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0)

Content: 

Optimization problem formulation - Design variables, constraints, objective function and variable; bounds.Single-Variable ; Single Variable Optimization Algorithm: Bracketing Melliotls Exhaustive Search Method and bounding; Phase Method. ; Region Elimination Methods: Fibonacci Search method and Golden section search method. Gradient based ; methods, Newton - Raphson method, Bisection Method, Secant Method, and Cubic Search Method. Computer programs for bounding phase method and golden section search method; Multivariable Optimization Algorithms: Direct search methods. Simplex search method and Hooke- Jeeves pattern search method. Gradient based methods, Constrained Optimization Algorithms- Kuhn- Tucker conditions, penalty function. Method, method of multipliers, cutting plane method, Generalized Reduced Gradient method, computer program for penalty function method. Integer programming - penalty function method. Global optimization using the steepest descent method, genetic algorithms and simulated annealing.

References: 

R.L Fox, Addison -Optimization methods for Engg. Design - Wesley. Ram, 2004 Van Nostrand.-Optimization and Probability in System Eng 1980 K. V. Mital and C. Mohan- Optimization methods, New age International Publishers, 2005. S. S. Rao - Engineering Optimization - Theory and Application, Willey Eastern.2009

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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